What are your plans this year on Independence Day? Get together with family and friends and celebrate with a dinner table full of tasty food? Check out these delicious recipes for 4th of July from other food bloggers!
What are your most favorite recipes for 4th of July?
Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States, on July 4, 1776.
A time to get together with family and friends and celebrate!
But not without plenty of delicious food of course.
What are your favorite recipes for 4th of July?
Just to give you some extra inspiration, I assembled 20 highly tasty recipes for 4th of July in this roundup below…
Take a look and pick what you like the most!
As always, credits for these recipes for 4th of July, pictures, quotes and hard work go to the food bloggers and creators who are behind these lovely ideas. I added plenty of links to each and every recipe for you to click on, so don’t be shy!
Drop me a line if you want your recipe removed.
Plans this year on Independence Day? Celebrate with a dinner table full of tasty food? Check these recipes for 4th of July from other food bloggers!
20 Heavenly Recipes for 4th of July
1. Easiest Pigs in a Blanket (Thekitchn.com)
Let’s kick off this recipes for 4th of July roundup with this classic!
These pigs in a blanket are so easy to make, perfect for Independence Day but you will be taking them to every potluck and party this summer as well – believe me!
Credits for these piggies go to Meghan over at thekitchn.com.
And Meghan says about her recipe: “Let me tell you why these pigs in a blanket are so ingenious: instead of meticulously wrapping a bunch of them tiny hot dogs in canned biscuit dough, just wrap a few sausages in puff pastry, bake them, and then slice them into bite-sized pieces afterwards.”
Great idea indeed…
2. Bacon Deviled Eggs (Downshiftology)
Sure this recipes for 4th of July roundup wouldn’t be complete without…
Deviled eggs of course!
I found these appetising bacon deviled eggs over at Downshiftology, where Lisa shares here delicious ideas with all of us.
Let’s see what Lisa says about her recipe: “Bacon deviled eggs are the ultimate deviled egg recipe right. You can easily make them ahead using just a few kitchen staples: eggs, mayo, pickle relish and mustard. And they are always a party hit!”
I couldn’t agree more…
Thank you Lisa!
3. Pinwheel Recipes
Some time ago I made this roundup of delicious pinwheel appetizers.
And in no time it became my number one most visited blog post!
So I thought it would also be a great match for this recipes for 4th of July roundup right here.
Crab, smoked salmon, BLT, corned beef, pepperoni, pesto, caprese, roast beef – Interested? Then you should check these 20 #tortilla pinwheel recipes from fellow food bloggers!
4. Hot Chicken Dip (Hungry Happenings)
I sure have seen a lot of red, blue and white decorative ideas while browsing for a couple of ideas for my recipes for 4th of July roundup.
Lots of blueberries ad strawberries, however these red and blue crumbs on this hot chicken dip are very eye catching and a creative idea as well!
I found it over at Hungry Happenings, a food blog by Beth.
And Beth says this about her recipe: “Turn a hot chicken dip into a festive patriotic appetizer for your recipes for 4th of July party using red and blue colored crackers. Also watch my video tutorial about this recipe!”
5. 4th of July Firecracker Dogs (Handmade in the Heartland)
These dogs definitely look like firecrackers!
And what a great recipe to make with kids by the way. Another appetiser or snack to make in advance by the way!
I stumbled upon this firecrackers dog recipe on a website called Handmade in the Hearthland, where Angela is the blogger.
And Angela says this about her recipe: “Regardless how many hot dogs your kids already consume these 4th of July firecracker dogs are too cute to not whip up for your neighbourhood picnic or Independence Day family party.”
Good point, thanks Angela!
6. BBQ Grilled Chicken & Corn (Delish)
Add extra flavor to bbq sauce by adding honey and lime!
Another one of those perfect recipes for 4th of July everyone will love!
Brushing the chicken with extra bbq sauce during cooking will lead to more caramelization and more of the sauce’s flavor coating the grilled chicken.
Here is what the folks over at Delish say about their recipe: “Let’s be honest: grilled chicken might not seem like the most exciting meat, but it sure is affordable, crowd pleasing and so easy to cook. So why not skip the burgers at your next barbecue and try this super easy recipe instead?”
Thanks for this idea!
7. Cheesy Ranch Potato Foil Packs (A Southern Soul)
Let’s not forget the potatoes!
Cheesy ranch potatoes cooked in foil?
I am in!
Blogger Donya behind A Southern Soul says this about her recipe: “These cheesy ranch potatoes cooked in foil are the perfect side dish for cookouts and BBQs. Cooking in foil packs on the grill is super popular and for good reason. You can customize your dish with your favorite ingredients, it’s easy, there’s virtually no cleanup, and most importantly, the flavor is outstanding.”
8. Baked Cheeseburger Sliders (The Cookie Rookie)
It is not the first time that a recipe from Becky appears in my roundups.
Same with this recipes for 4th of July roundup!
And Becky says this about her recipe on The Cookie Rookie: “Cheeseburger sliders are a fun and easy meal perfect for those busy school nights or fun game days! There’s nothing better than these easy pull apart baked cheeseburger sliders for feeding a hungry crowd.”
Amen to that, thanks Becky!
9. Roasted Creamed Corn with Bacon (Honey And Birch)
I could have added a bunch of vegetable sides to this recipes for 4th of July roundup…
So many ideas to choose from!
However in the end I settled for a favorite of mine, roasted creamed corn – with bacon!
A recipe by Jenny over at Honey And Birch!
And Jenny says this about her recipe: “If you find yourself with leftover corn on the cob, make this easy stovetop recipe for roasted creamed corn with bacon. The perfect combination of fresh corn, cream and bacon.”
10. Classic Caesar Salad (Jessica Gavin)
Yes, this one is probably my all time favorite salad…
A classic caesar salad!
I am always surprised by how easy it is to make, and how good it tastes with only a handful of ingredients!
Credits for this one go to Jessica over at Jessica Gavin, and she says this about her recipe: “Classic caesar salad using crisp romaine lettuce and tossed with a creamy homemade dressing. Briny salt-cured anchovies add the characteristic flavor while eggs create the perfect emulsion for the dressing. Just top with aged Parmesan cheese and crunchy croutons!
That’s right, don’t forget the anchovies!
11. Bacon & Broccoli Tortellini Salad (June d’Arville)
Allow me to sneak in another one of my recipes in this recipes for 4th of July roundup…
A cold broccoli, pasta and bacon salad!
I love pasta, just any type of pasta but the stuffed one is a superb and filling lunch idea.
So we got broccoli and tortellini, what else could we add?
You could also add cooked ham or sliced mortadella if you like.
I kept the dressing for this broccoli salad pretty simple: onion powder, garlic powder, pepper, salt, olive oil and dried rosemary. Capers for an extra vinegar touch and sunflower seeds for more crunch. Then give this broccoli salad a good shake.
12. Chunky Guacamole (Gimme Delicious)
Everyone loves a good old guacamole dip, right!
That is why I will also include it in this recipes for 4th of July roundup.
You bet that there are millions of guacamole recipes on the internet – so I picked the one I loved instantly. This chunky guacamole from Layla over at Gimme Delicious!
And Layla says this about the recipe: “This is seriously my go-to guacamole recipe for tacos, burrito bowls, salads, or just serving it on the side with chips. This chunky guacamole is loaded with fresh tomatoes, onion, and cilantro.”
Glad I picked your recipe Layla – thanks!
13. Sloppy Joes (Tastes Better From Scratch)
We have had sliders before in this recipes for 4th of July roundup.
Let’s add something similar, and different at the same time!
Sloppy joes, another treat that is hard to resist. I liked the look of these sloppy joes from Lauren over at Tastes Better From Scratch.
Let’s take a look!
Here is what Lauren says about her recipe: “These homemade sloppy joes are so easy, quite inexpensive, and ready on your dinner table in just about 30 minutes. It is a crown pleaser, packed with flavor.”
Love it, thanks Lauren!
14. Tender and Juicy Texas Style Smoked Beef Brisket (Razzle Dazzle Life)
No recipes for 4th of July roundup without BBQ meat!
Yes, smoked brisket is my favorite, how about you?
Again, lots of recipes online – so this tender and juicy Texas style smoked beef brisket caught my eye over at Razzle Dazzle Life and I just had to add it here.
So Tamara says this about her recipe: “The brisket is cooked directly on the grill for the first six hours. After that, I wrap it in butcher paper or aluminum foil and cook it an additional six hours. Internal temperatures should reach at least 205 degrees before the brisket is removed.”
15. Loaded Nachos (Country Living)
We all know a few people who could easily live on loaded nachos.
I get it, loaded nachos are delicious!
So in comes this loaded nacho recipe from Marian over at Country Living.
And Marian says this about her recipe: “You can really customize this finger food any way you’d like. If chorizo isn’t your thing, swap it out for grilled chicken, pulled pork, or perhaps skirt steak. You could even make this dish meatless and add in tempeh or tofu for your favorite vegetarian.”
Thanks you so much for this delicious idea!
16. Barbecued Chicken Wings (Martha Stewart)
That smoked brisket takes quite a while to cook…
But if you need a faster idea to make for an all American cookout: wings are always a great option!
I found these plain and simple barbecue sauce wings on Martha’s website.
Here is a great tip if you want to make these wings: “You can bake the chicken wings a day ahead and store them, covered, in the refrigerator; bring them to room temperature before grilling.”
17. Seafood Boil (Dinner at the Zoo)
So we have had plenty of meat ideas here in this recipes for 4th of July roundup…
Time for something different: seafood!
I love a good seafood boil, it is so easy to make and you can snack like all day long on this stuff. Amazing!
Love the ingredients in this seafood boil from Sara who posted it on her blog Dinner at the Zoo.
And she says this about the recipe: “This seafood boil contains fresh shrimp, lobster, clams, crab, potatoes, corn and sausage, all boiled in a flavorful broth. An impressive meal in one pot that’s perfect for feeding a crowd!”
What a feast, thanks Sara!
18. 4th of July Patriotic Berry Trifle Recipe (Six Sister’s Stuff)
Oh we have already reached recipe 18!
This recipes for 4th of July roundup is over before you know it!
So we have had a few appetizers, salads, sides, meat and seafood…
Guess it is time for dessert now!
So let’s kick it off with this festive berry trifle I found over at Six Sister’s Stuff!
Credits for this one go to Camille, and she says this about her trifle recipe: “This 4th of July Patriotic Berry Trifle is perfect for feeding a crowd this summer. With lemon glazed angel food cake, fluffy cream cheese filling and fresh strawberries and blueberries, everyone is sure to love this no bake dessert!”
19. Mojito Fruit Salad (A Farmgirl’s Dabbles)
What a lovely looking mojito fruit salad this is!
It contains watermelon, strawberries, blueberries, and stars! And a sweet and tangy lime & mint dressing…
This one is perfect for your Memorial Day gathering!
Credits go to Brenda over at A Farmgirl’s Dabbles – and she says this about her recipe: “This mojito fruit salad recipe was made for celebrating summer! It is loaded with fresh watermelon, strawberries, and blueberries, and then tossed with a sweet lime and mint mixture. Rum is optional!”
Thank you Brenda!
20. Marshmallow Strawberries (Thekitchn.com)
Last but not least…
We kicked this recipes for 4th of July roundup off with a recipe from Thekitchn.com – and we will close this recipes for 4th of July roundup with a recipe from that same website!
This time Faith is the brains behind it, these marshmallow strawberries.
And Faith says this about the recipe: “We first saw this idea by Cynthia Furey of Furey and the Feast (published on Food52) and we just loved the simplicity of it. Gooey, toasted marshmallow on strawberries, like sweeter strawberries in cream. She recommends trying it with peaches too.”
Delicious idea, thanks Faith!